Tag Archives: Girls Track and Field

Collinsville Press recognized with Excellence in Journalism awards

NEW HAVEN, May 25 — The Collinsville Press was recognized with three Excellence in Journalism awards from the Connecticut chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at their annual awards banquet. More than 350 awards were presented to journalists across the state. Editor Gerry deSImas, Jr., received two first place awards in the sports columnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Mitchell wins twice as Canton girls earn share of first NCCC title; Canton boys 4th

CANTON, May 23 – A lot of things went right this year for the Canton High girls track and field team. They won close meets with little depth – just 18 girls. The Warriors (13-0, 12-0 NCCC) beat Suffield on the final day of the regular season to go undefeated for the first time. CantonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Carpino helps Avon girls win second straight division title at CCC Central meet

SIMSBURY, May 23 – Avon’s Carly Carpino set a new school record and won the long jump at the Central Connecticut Conference (CCC)  Central championship meet Tuesday to help the Avon High girls track and field team finish fourth overall and clinch the CCC Central White Division championship at Simsbury High. Christine Oberhausen finished secondContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton girls finish undefeated for first time, have eye on first NCCC title

CANTON, May 16 – Canton senior Amber Harraden won three individual events, Chelsea Mitchell swept the 100 and 200 meter races and the Canton High girls track and field team won an additional three individual events and two relays to complete their first-ever undefeated season with a 81½ to 68½ win over Suffield Tuesday. TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls top Farmington; move closer to second straight CCC Central White title

AVON, May 16 – The Avon High girls track and field team won nine individual events and two of three relays to move closer to their second straight Central Connecticut Conference Central White division title with a pair of victories on Tuesday for Senior Day. Emily Foley and Hayley Douglea each won two individual eventsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Chelsea Mitchell helps Canton take 2nd at Greater Hartford; Avon girls 4th in Large

SIMSBURY, May 13 –Freshman Chelsea Mitchell became the first Canton High girl to win an individual event at the 86th annual Greater Hartford Invitational Saturday at Simsbury High and she helped the Warriors’ 4×100 relay team become the first Canton relay team to win at the event. It helped the Canton girls finish second in theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Balanced effort helps undefeated Canton girls; Boys sweep Somers, Capital Prep

CANTON, May 9 – Canton’s Chelsea Mitchell swept the 100 and 200 meters while teammates Abbe Skinner, Emily Mitchell, Sara Bowman, Abby Briggs, Amber Harraden and Elizabeth Raynor each won individual events as the Canton High girls track and field team remained undefeated with wins over Somers and Capital Prep on Tuesday. Canton beat Somers,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Spirit Week for spring sports begins Sunday in Avon

AVON, May 6 – The first Spirit Week for spring sports at Avon High will be held beginning Sunday highlighting nearby contests for the Falcons. The Avon High Booster Club, the Avon High athletic department and the student spirit group Falconatics are working together to highlight the contests. Sunday, May 7 CREW vs. Farmington atContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Coventry ends Canton’s long winning streak; Canton girls still undefeated (9-0)

ELLINGTON, May 4 – It has been seven years since the Canton High boys track and field team lost a dual meet. The Warriors have captured 86 consecutive dual meets and 85 straight against NCCC opponents. But undefeated Coventry was too strong on Thursday. The Patriots (9-0, 9-0 NCCC) won eight individual events and two relaysContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With wins, Canton prepares for big meet on Thursday; Avon hosts Windsor at home

CANTON, May 2 – The Canton High boys and girls track and field teams tuned up for a big NCCC meet on Thursday with a pair of victories over East Windsor and Bolton on Tuesday at the high school. Dustin Van Kirk won three individual events and Max Sparks won two events as the undefeatedContinue ReadingContinue Reading